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  • Brown, Melissa; Harris, Joseph Claude; Rooney, Patrick (2004-11)
    Since religious organizations have long been the single largest type of recipient of American giving, the authors undertook in 2003 to examine the Giving USA estimating procedure for giving to religion and compare Giving ...
  • Koeshall, Nathan (2018)
    In a region with the backdrop of variable levels of political and economic stability and a civil society sector still oriented towards foreign donations as the primary source of revenue, there is great potential for the ...
  • Unknown author (2018)
    The Central Asia and South Caucasus region for the Global Philanthropy Environment Index includes seven of the economies that were part of the Soviet Union before its disintegration in late 1991. These economies are Armenia, ...
  • Hyánek, Vladimír (2018)
    The Eastern and Southern Europe region of the Global Philanthropy Environment Index is both geographically and religiously diverse, and includes economies in Eastern Europe (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, ...
  • Menyhart, Russell (2018)
    The Eastern Asian region of the Global Philanthropy Environment Index comprises China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the Republic of Korea, and Japan. The history of the region is tied to the evolution mainly of China and Japan. Japan ...
  • Evans, Van (2018)
    Political corruption, social inequality and informal employment are three of the most important challenges and obstacles for sustainable development in Latin American societies.
  • Hasan, Samiul (2018)
    The Middle East and North Africa is a fluid transcontinental region comprising about twenty countries ranging from Morocco in the West, Iran in the East, Turkey in the North, and Yemen in the South. This ten-country report ...
  • Enjolras, Bernard (2018)
    The Northern and Western Europe region includes economies from Northern Europe—Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, and Western Europe—Austria, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. ...
  • Barker, Susan (2018)
    Oceania is a region of the South Pacific Ocean that comprises multiple islands. The United Nations divides the region into four sub-regions: Australia and New Zealand (including also the Christmas Islands, Keeling Islands, ...
  • Ali, Muhammad; Maqsood, Shazia (2018)
    The Southern and Southeast Asian region includes South Asian countries: Nepal, India, and Pakistan, as well as Southeast Asian countries: Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Singapore. India, Pakistan, ...
  • Aina, Tade Akin (2018)
    The Sub-Saharan Africa region contains 53 countries with an estimated total population of 1.03 billion (UN Statistics, 2017, World Bank, 2016). Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe account for 36.5 ...
  • Badertscher, Kathi (2018)
    According to the latest censuses in Canada (2011) and the United States (2010), Christianity, in its various denominations is the most represented religion in both countries (67.28% in Canada, and 76% in the United States).
  • McDougle, Lindsey; Konrath, Sara H.; Walk, Marlene; Handy, Femida (Springer, 2015-01-03)
    Using data from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study, the purpose of this study is twofold. First, the study identifies coping strategies used by older adults. Second, the study examines the impact of older adults’ chosen ...
  • Ottoni-Wilhelm, Mark; Steinberg, Richard (2004)
    In this article, the authors advance the literature on whether apparent differences in the giving and volunteering of black versus white, or Hispanic versus other families, are real. They employ new data, COPPS, that help ...
  • Rooney, Patrick (2007-12-18)
    Religious giving has grown every year in both nominal and inflation-adjusted dollars since it has been tracked by Giving USA in 1955. Even during recessions, religious giving has grown, but it has grown relatively slowly ...
  • Ottoni-Wilhelm, Mark (2007)
  • Ottoni-Wilhelm, Mark (2009)
  • Rooney, Patrick; Tempel, Eugene (2001)
    The estate tax has many advocates and opponents. We present a review of the primary arguments and empirical evidence promulgated in support of continuation and for repeal. Overall, we find that there are plausible theories ...
  • Ma, Ji; Wang, Qun; Dong, Chao; Li, Huafang (Nature Publishing group, 2017-07-25)
    This paper provides technical details and user guidance on the Research Infrastructure of Chinese Foundations (RICF), a database of Chinese foundations, civil society, and social development in general. The structure of ...
  • Hager, Mark; Wilson, Sarah; Pollak, Thomas; Rooney, Patrick (2003-06)
    The failure of a substantial portion of mail survey recipients to respond to invitations to participate in research projects raises issues of nonresponse error. Because this error is difficult to quantify, survey researchers ...

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